Barwala Vidhan Sabha Constituency Election Result 2019 in Haryana: Jogi Ram Sihag of JJP Wins MLA Seat in Assembly Polls
Barwala Assembly Elections 2019 (Photo Credits: File Image)

Chandigarh, October 24: Jogi Ram Sihag of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) won the Barwala Vidhan Sabha constituency. Sihag defeated his nearest rival Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Surender Punia by a margin 3,908 votes. The JJP candidate received 45,868 votes, while Punia got 41,960 votes. Congress candidate Bhupender Singh Ganwa came at third spot. The counting of votes began on October 24 at 8 am. INLD’s Ved Narang had won the 2014 assembly election from this seat.

The Barwala Vidhan Sabha constituency falls in the Hisar district of Haryana. Voting in Barwala for the Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 took place on October 21. The Election Commission of India (ECI) on September 21 announced the election schedule for Haryana. There were 1.82 crore registered voters in the state. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.

Polling for the 90-member Haryana assembly was held along with assembly elections in Maharashtra. According to the schedule of Haryana polls announced by the Election Commission, nomination papers were filed till October 4. Nomination papers were scrutinised on October 5. The last date of withdrawal of candidature was October 7. Assembly Elections 2019 Dates: Maharashtra & Haryana Go to Polls in Single-Phase on October 21, Results on October 24.

The main competition in Haryana was between the ruling BJP and the Congress. However, the newly formed JPP managed to dent vote share of both the parties. Haryana Legislative Assembly comprises of 90 seats out of which 17 seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) and none for Scheduled Tribes (ST). In the 2014 polls in the state, the BJP had won with a thumping majority and had scripted history in the state. The BJP had won 47 seats, while the Congress managed to win only 15 seats.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
BHUPENDER GANGWAINC8830
RAGHUVINDER KHOKHAINLD694
RAGHUVIR SINGH ADVOCATEIND632
SURENDER PUNIABJP41960
VIJAY KUMARSHS379
SUBHASH DHANSUBSP3768
SATYAVIR LADWAIND2083
RAMNIWAS GHORELAIND17471
ANIL KUMAR SHARMA SATRODIASwaraj IndiaNA
JOGI RAM SIHAGJannayak Janta PartyNA
MAHAVIR SATRODLoktanter Suraksha PartyNA